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the long-term. despite the bumpy path and the disturbing images, it's in the united states fundamental interest that people have the ability to choose their own governments, that the governments be democratic and free. that's in our long-term best interest. we need to reinforce that. >> we are in the middle of a heated presidential campaign. there are different foreign policy visions. that's why we wanted to dedicate the hour today to understand these different views. mitt romney spoke out this week, criticizing the administration, talking about whether the united states was apologizing for some of the initial response to this. these were his comments this week. >> the administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. i think it's a terrible course for america to stand in apology for our values. >> our embassies did not stand up for free speech in this initial response to this violence. and the republican charge is that it's weakness on the part of this administration that invites this kin
for the europe than the united states. >> in the united states we have a different set of worries we are seeing warnings from big american companies about their future earnings. we ended the third quarter and already we heard from fedex, caterpillar, big global companies that are citing europe. caterpillar is citing china, as well. what are you expecting out of the earnings period that we will see in the next couple of weeks? >> there is a slow down in the global economy. off recession in europe and a slowdown in china which is more significant than the chinese gdp numbers suggest. that is rippling to countries like korea, taiwan and japan. that is affecting the global economy. big global companies are hurt by that. more domestically-focused companies in the united states ought to do better. >> what about the fiscal cliff. it doesn't look like anything will happen until after the elections. we have the tax cuts expiring, spending programs expiring. a lot of people think it will lead to a recession in 2013. how do you think this gets resolved, an what subpoena the impact? >> i wish we had better
to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> trust me when i tell you there was not a dry eye in the house after that moment. and by way of introducing my friends here in the booth with us, as you see gabby giffords and her astronaut husband watching on, you know, savannah guthrie is here, david gregory, chuck todd. savannah, as a fellow arizonan, something who knows something of the recovery process for this member of congress, you and i were there in the immediate aftermath of the shooting. the word herculean keeps coming up. >> when you see her walk out there, it was a labored walk but there she is. when you think about what she went through, being shot point blank in the head, it's amazing. from what my impression is of her recovery, to be able to say the pledge of allegiance from memory was an incredible feat of strength. as you mentioned, there really wasn't a dry eye in this room. >> your expectations for this evening? you and i were talking during "nightly news" about th
on income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the united states. >>> and golfer arnold palmer will receive a congressional gold medal for his contributions to the game as well as his civic work. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. what you need to know about a new study that's casting doubt on the benefits of fish oil supplements. and "america's got talent" judge howie mandel previews tonight's big million-dollar battle between the show's six finalists. >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm mara schiavocampo. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a good one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
with the incumbent president of the united states. >> reporter: romney will jump-start the pace of his campaign this week. after his stop in colorado, romney and his running mate paul ryan launch a three-day bus tour tomorrow. in the battle ground of ohio, the president holds a five-point advantage. >> you guys sound like you're fired up already. >> obama is still trying to capitalize on romney's comments from an unwanted video. many republicans believe romney needs to sharpen his tone. >> i want to see fire in the belly. >> reporter: democrats are already trying to fire up their base, challenging romney on his tax planning. >> he hasn't been straight. >> reporter: with several states allowing early votings, michelle obama called the right to vote the nation's most important civil rights issue. >> this is the sit in of our day, sitting in a phone bank, sitting in your living room calling your friends, neighbors, that nephew you haven't seen in a while. >> reporter: publicly both campaigns have been trying to lower expectations, even complimenting their opponents debating skills. the first debat
of the united states. >> reporter: julian moore earned best actress in a miniseries or movie for "game change." >> i feel so validated because sarah palin gave me a big thumbs down. >> reporter: "game change" won best series or min stay steer reese. "hadfields & mccoys"' kevin costner won best actor. make it ten years in a row for jon stewart and company. even if stephen colbert and jimmy fallon did all they could to keep him from accepting. >>> in seattle, a group of good samaritans helps capture a suspected jewelry store robber. authorities say a doorman from a nearby hotel who chased and tackled the masked gunman was shot in the arm during the incident. a group of bystanders came to his aid and piled on to the suspect until police arrived. the doorman was in stable condition at an area hospital. >>> in massachusetts, a sea turtle was returned to the wild. the seven-foot-long 655-pound leather neck turtle was found stranded near cape cod on thursday. marine biologists treated the creature for injuries and dehydration before setting it free on sunday. >>> in wisconsin, what do you get when m
, and may god continue to bless the united states of america. thank you. >> secretary of state hillary clinton speaking in the treaty room at the state department using very direct and solemn words to talk about the loss of four americans in these attacks at the consulate in benghazi, libya, saying that it's an attack that should shock the conscience of people of all faiths around the world, and as we wring back bring back in andl she asked the question that she said others would be asking, how could this help in a country we helped to liberate and a city we helped to save, andrea? >> reporter: that's the profound question, and she said she asked that question of herself, the question that others are asking. that's the question americans will be asking, the question that members of congress are going to be asking when we talk about all of the billions of dollars that we have spent. the american lives, not in rescuing libya but now four american lives lost after libya was supposedly on its way back. her other point, a very important point, was to say that this violates the conscience of
more than $8,000 to bring his son's body back to the united states. police say he drank a hallucinatic drink. the father says people don't die from ingesting such a drink. >>> prosecutors are painti inin clearer picture of how a 9-year-old girl was snatched from her school. they say the girl left the class to go to the bathroom on friday. as she washed her hands, a man came up behind her, groped her, and put his hand over her mouth. they say that man then carried her off campus. a couple blocks away, she managed to make a run for it after kicking and throwing rocks at him. he was arrested on saturday and also accused of verbally harassing girls at a nearby school and giving vodka to boys at another school. >>> no charges filed in the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy. today the santa clara county d.a.'s office announces that the boy accidentally killed himself with his father's weapon. the investigators are calling it a horrible, irreversible mistake. the shooting took place at the family's home in gilroy on july 5th after the boy found his father's gun in a night stand drawer. they s
business, built around van heusen in particular and arrow, the two larges brands in the united states. then our sportswear izod, a major roll-out with jc penney with the brand there. continued strong growth in our department store base, particularly macy's. that brand continues to perform and regain positioning. >> jc penney is a battleground. people worried that perhaps they are not doing well on your conference call you made it clear stores within stores are fantastic for your future. >> you know, we think it is a great way to show case our brands. we have seen early results and i'm talking about very early. ten days worth of sales so far as new shops have gone in. we have seen good sales performance in those stores. ron johnson from jc penney has talked about the transformation he's taking the company through. clearly he's been up front about the rocky issues he's had to deal with. they have a clear path. we are being as supportive as we can with them, not only with izod but with van heusen. we are a big part of the dress furnishings business to move the consumer forward. >> do the
that the united states and that is enfuego. that's focus. then the ford from overseas. europe, bad. latin-america bad. guess what? two against one. can't own it. bed bath and beyond, norfolk southern. two different companies, two industries. norfolk is calling off the rails. i don't want to be no norfolk. bed bath, looking good. stay with cramer. >>> coming up, bargain shopping? retailers have been on the rise. but after perusing the aisles, cramer spotted bun stock that could be available in a discount. as the holiday season heats up, can this make you a cool profit in stick around it find out. >>> and later, making dough. domino says increasing its share of the pie and giving investors a healthy slice of the profit. but can this pizza party continue? find out if it can flame the upper crust of the peas why population, when the ceo breaks news in cramer's exclusive. just ahead. >>> plus, tis the season. in just hours. millions of people around the world, will get their hands on the highly anticipated crown jewel of the apple empire. iphone 5. but tonight, get ready to throw everything yo
state, vice president biden was in battleground ohio. >> please welcome the next president of the united states, governor mitt romney. >> reporter: in virginia, nominee mitt romney rolled out a new set of talking points. bar rowing from the pledge of allegiance and the line one nation under god. >> i will not take god off our coins and i will not take god out of my heart. >> reporter: and the heart of the election season is now facing the two campaigns, which have less than two months left to convince voters. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is in russia this weekend for the annual asia-pacific economic cooperation summit. clinton met with russia's president today congratulating him on russia's entry into the world trade organization. >> we believe this is good for russia. it's good for the united states. it's good for the global economy. three successive u.s. administrations worked steadily to advance russia's wto aspirations. we strongly support the basic bargain at the heart of the wto. >> she went on to say the obama administration would work c
today, an explosion of violence aimed at the united states. muslim protesters stormed the u.s. embassy. they're angry over a film they consider insulting to the prophet mohammed. our chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in the region with us tonight from istanbul. what was this about? and was the embassy ever in any real danger? >> reporter: it was never in any real danger, but this could escalate, and the situation remains tense. it all began this afternoon, when several hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the u.s. embassy. then a few dozen of the demonstrators managed to scale the perimeter walls, get inside the embassy, pull down the u.s. flag, replace it with a black islamic flag. then egyptian security forces moved in to secure the perimeter. under the former president, hosni mubarak, this would have been very difficult. protesters wouldn't have been allowed anywhere near the u.s. embassy. today they were able to scribble graffiti on the embassy wall. this was all triggered by a movie, a fringe, radical movie made in the united states that is insulting to islam. and
, state fair and there's also the brewery which is the only -- brewery in the united states. a beautiful setting as well. you can taste your beer and see all the leaves turning there as well. >> really great. why don't we go to the blue ridge mountains in asheville, north carolina. >> that is a beautiful spot. >> i love it there, it's gloriously beautiful. >> gloriously beautiful indeed and one of the destinations you get to see all the color spectrum in fall. every possible color imaginable two big highlights, the blue ridge parkway, which is one of america's favorite drives, you can bike that or drive it get off and go hike and climbing you built mother biltmore estate largest private residence in the united states, built for george vanderbi vanderbilt, has an amazing art collection and formal garden. >> look at that. that shot is gorgeous. >> gorgeous. >> colorado. >> oh, come on. >> just hearing the word. >> oh. rocky mountain high. >> indeed. lots of yellows. >> tell us about that area. >> the grand mesa national forest was a big pick for us. you can go up a chair lift there and see
. >> all 188 votes for the president and the next president of the united states, barack obama! >> in a surprise appearance, president obama joined clinton on stage. the president speaks tonight. vice president biden did a late-night walk-through while breakdown continues at bank of america stadium. his speech and all today's events moved inside amid the threat of severe weather dampening the democrats' final day. and we're still waiting to see what changes may happen here as a result of all of that, trying to now accommodate as many as they possibly can. thousands more people than this arena can hold. lynn? >> all right. tracie potts there for us in charlotte. tracie, thank you. >>> well, the secret service says it is investigating the reported theft of copies of mitt romney's income tax returns. and the tax documents were allegedly stolen from an accounting office in tennessee. an anonymous letter to romney's accountants asked for $1 million to prevent the tax records from being made public. the accounting company says there's no evidence that anything was taken. romney has r
our grounds are being attacked and being breached, that the first response of the united states must be outrage. >> the administration sent mixed signals to those who attack our embassy in egypt and mixed signals to the world. >> reporter: now the world waits to see who will be held responsible for the death of a diplomat. and back to the politics of it all. you know, even some republicans are criticizing mitt romney for jumping into this so quickly while events were still unfolding. and mara, as of this morning, are still unfolding in the middle east. >> all right, tracie potts. thank you very much. >>> new census bureau figures on income, wealth, and poverty for 2011 paint a bleak economic picture. median household income dropped 1.5% last year to just over $50,000 a year. that's over 8% lower than in late 2007 when the recession began. in contrast, income for the wealthiest 20% of americans went up 1.6% last year. 2011's income gap between the rich and the poor grew to the widest in more than 40 years. and while a proportion of americans living in poverty did not rise for the firs
in the united states. >> it was introduced in 1999 and spread over a series of years through the bird population and got into the mosquitoes and the mosquitos bit people. >> reporter: the number of cases this year is sky rocketing. nearly 1,600 infections reported and 66 deaths, up 40% in one week. >> it is a late summer disease. the fact that we have so many cases this early and so widespread does not bode well. >> reporter: every state except alaska and hawaii has seen outbreaks and nearly 70% of the cases come from six states, the hardest hit, texas with nearly half of the infections. health officials are launching efforts to prevent the spread of the potentially dangerous disease. from the air to the ground people are on patrol distributing flyers with preventive information and symptoms which tend to be mild in 80% of the cases. in 20% fevers, headaches and body aches and most worrisome for people over 70 are with weakened immune systems. west nile virus is a known threat for animals. while there is a vaccine for horses there is no vaccine yet for human beings, but there are increased calls
to the south san francisco and alameda police departments. the united states coast guard, fbi and the immediate wra for all of their hard work and diligence. here's to happy endings. she says both children are doing well. so decision 2012 now. republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan visited the bay area today. not to campaign but to raise money and reach out to younger voters through silicone valley. former san francisco 49er brent jones and his wife hosted a breakfast at their home. tickets to the private event started at $1,000 an ryan can be seen on the terrace greeting guests and the took time to meet supporters outside of the home, as well. >> atmosphere was great. people were comfortable with congressman ryan and i think they enjoyed listening to what he had to say and are optimistic about the opportunities that ryan/romney -- or i should say romney/ryan ticket would offer the country. >> after spending an hour in danville, he headed to a google+ video pep rally and connected with offices in the battleground states of nevada, virginia and florida. coming up at 11:00, video that p
. >>> good evening, there were new protests today against the united states. and this time in some countries where we didn't see unrest last week. indonesia, pakistan, and afghanistan where americans, of course, are already under fire and always targeted. this round stems from the film made of muhammad, that went viral and ignited the rumor mill. it is apparent that u.s. interests overseas may be entering a new phase. we begin in our kabul bureau tonight, with nbc's atia abawi. good evening >> reporter: last week they blocked google, hoping to stop the violent demonstrations, but today, hundreds took to the streets following the example of other muslims, in response to the anti-muslim film produced in california. afghan police put out the flames of fury and anger. violent is -- demonstrations hit kabul today police responded with stones and tear gas. this man says we will never tolerate any mockery of our prophet. tear gas, along with water canons, were used to control crowds in indonesia, the world's largest muslim-populated country elsewhere, they threw cocktails. and in lebanon, they peac
thing to blame. wildfires throughout the western united states this summer created a lingering haze this shows fires burning in idaho, montana, elsewhere in the west. they're causing air quality alerts in many areas. >> so tell me a little bit about how you're feeling. >> with the season, my allergies they're pretty bad. >> they tell me they're wanting to breathe again, can't wait until winter. >> reporter: the shots can help, but doctors say they're not always the best options, but those who don't want to take medication, there are other ways. shower and wash your hair before bedtime, clean your eyeglasses frequently windows closed in the house and in the car and keep pets clean. groom or bathe them frequently so they don't track pollen inside the house. doctors say relief from the allergies and all the symptoms will come when the first frost hits, when the weeds settle down, and dampen the pollen, as a matter of fact the smoke that is in the air. but the real concern is if the cold snap doesn't come soon and we have a warm winter, or that could be delayed. and just this afternoon,
a third of a percent to the total gdp of the united states. sales are brisk, it is a hot item. but there is a problem or two. our report tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: unchecked, unbridled joy, the iphone 5 is finally in hand, at least it is for those willing to wait in line. apple is calling it the thinnest, lightest, fastest yet. demand is soaring. >> yeah, i already got a missed call on that thing. >> reporter: in 2007, when the late steve jobs launched the original iphone, a million sold in three months. this latest version may sell ten million in the next ten days. in new york, we noticed a majority of customers waiting in line were chinese, carrying lots of cash. many of these iphones will be re-sold at higher prices in china, where sales are tightly controlled. >> i have a blackberry, an old one, which is a bit like showing up at your kid's homecoming dance and doing the twist. it is what apple has done so well, leaving the competition in the dust. but there is one korean company leaving them in the dust. >> reporter: samsung takes aim at the iphone 5 i
. the entire united states by the end of 2014. >>> the giants are trying to make it easier for you to get tickets to the post season. that plan comes with a deadline. you have to register by noon today for a chance to purchase post-season tickets. this is the only way to fairly distribute post-season tickets to as many fans as possible. to register, you have a half an hour. go to sfgiants.com/ticketopportunity. >> back in the playoffs. >>> still ahead, a new virus puts health officials on alert worldwide. >>> and iphone 5 production is moving again after the factory brawl in china. the new video we're seeing from the plant this morning. >>> if you want to jump in and get connected, come on over and see the faces of our newscasters. search nbc bay area on facebook. >>> amateur video out of china claims to show the massive brawl that shut down the foxconn plant. 40 people were injured in the fight. there are still lingering signs of the riot. the factory is surrounded by police and so windows are smashed. foxconn is one of the companies that manufactures the iphone 5. >>> the w.h.o. put out
from the teachers union itself. we have a very unusual situation in this united states, it relates not just to the teachers unions, but more broadly. but people are able to give -- in the case of the democratic party. i don't mean to be terribly partisan, but i kind of am, in case of the democratic party, the largest contributors to the democratic party are the teachers unions, the federal teachers unions. it's an extraordinary conflict of interest and it's a problem and should be addressed. allowing teachers to strike on matters such as their compensation, i think is a right that exists in this country. but i do believe we have to have a recognition of the person sitting across the table is representing the public and the students, not the teachers union. >> another issue that came out of chicago, governor, in your view, what portion of a teachers' salary should be determined by test scores? >> i don't know that there's a fixed percentage, but i do believe that there should be some connection between the capacity of the teacher to move students grade level to grade level and their
. the clock is ticking in the united states on the fiscal cliff, which you are very, very concerned about. the expiration of the bush tax cuts, how do you view this playing out, and what are the implications for the market? >> you know, i think it is very important. last week, the point when the investor attention really starts to focus on this when it is in europe. so it is a big deal, the fiscal cliff, 4% of gdp, secondly, it would hit at a team when it is the consumer's week of the it represents a big danger to the economy, the challenge is it is not discounted into the price. in other words, we're all talking about it. i have met very few investors who believe it will happen. and if we move to an environment where it is likely, it could create volatility in the market. >>> so how do you invest against that kind of back drop? where would you put money to work right now? >> i think there are a couple of things that investors can do. one thing is the people that have the flexibility, right now the options in the market, that is low. you buy insurance for the portfolio that will hopefully
the united states, calling for more democracy. now, there is an ongoing clash here as some demonstrators are trying to attract u.s. embassy, which is right on the edge of this square and you can see fear gas being fired from egyptian security forces trying to keep the demonstrators away from the u.s. embassy wall. a similar scene today in yemen, as an angry mob attacked the u.s. embassy compound in the city of sanaa a state department official says that all u.s. personnel that the embassy in sanaa have been accounted for and appear to be safe. another assault on a u.s. embassy, this time in yemen. protesters threw stones at the embassy walls in the capital, sanaa. they climbed the gate, set fires, and raised posters denouncing a once-obscure u.s.-based internet movie that portrays the prophet mohammed. personnel in yemen were reportedly moved to a secure location. in cairo, more clashes, but this time, it's egyptian security pushing back. they fired tear gas to drive protesters away from the u.s. embassy in cairo. and the new egyptian president rejected violence against u.s. diplomats in
, or is this something much deeper, a long simmering distrust of the united states? >> it's all the above. it's much long-simmering resentment of the united states. it has some legitimate reasons, but it's essentially a pretext, and it is not really about religion. it's about politics and world power. it's about what's taking place in these countries that are going through a tremendous complex, painful transition. take egypt, for instance, extremists and islamists with different interpretations of islam competing with the mainstream islamist group in egypt which is the muslim brotherhood. >> right. >> they whipped up frenzy against the movie initially, and then the president, who is very cynical, was looking to protect his flanks so he called for more demonstrations instead of containing the demonstrations or condemning them so what you have is a competition in egypt as to who is going to shape the future of egypt, and using this movie as a pretext. >> which raised the question. is this about the united states really at all, or is this about uncertainty in these people's own futures and their religious l
. >>> iran's president had harsh words for israel and the united states during his address to the united nations today in new york. ahmadinejad accused the united states of shielding a fake regime, meaning israel. in reference to the anti-islam video produced in the u.s., he also said islam other countries misuse the middle east. he denies iran is supplying weapons to the government of syria, claiming iran is neutral and syria is civil war. >>> a recall involving peanut butter. >>> kari walsh reveals why her big win at the london olympics was a little bit special. >>> coming up, we go one on one with this guy, the founder of twitter, who wants you to help him become a movie director. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff peneiri. if you're looking ahead to the giants game, we're expecting a little cooler weather. we'll have that forecast in a few. >>> trader joe's is now recalling more of its peanut bur butters after being linked to salmonella in 18 states. the valencia peanut butter sold in 16 stores had been removed from trader joe's stores. the maker of joe's brands have removed the crunchy,
children. the attack came a day after the united states said it was designating the haqqani network, blamed for a number of high-profile attacks on western and afghan targets in kabul, a terrorist organization. >>> illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is back in washington, d.c., after being treated at the mayo clinic in arizona. jackson is spending the weekend resting at home with his wife and children. the 47-year-old began medical leave in early june. he is likely to be back at work on monday when congress returns from its summer recess. >>> and lots of kids get their hair cut so they look really good when they go back to school. however, in china, four brothers who are quadruplets had their hair cut so that their teachers could identify them. so, the kids now sport the numbers one through four on the top of their heads, corresponding to the order of their birth back in 2006. i don't know about that one, you guys. looks a little bit unfortunate. i don't know. what do you think? >> well, a tattoo would be permanent. >> well, there's only one way to find out. what do you say? come on, gu
cause of death among hispanics in the united states. and it's the latest sign cancer is beginning to displace heart disease as the nation's top cause of death. one reason for the higher rate is that the hispanic population in the u.s. as a whole is younger than other ethnic groups, and cancer tends to kill people at a younger age than heart disease. but as nbc bay area's marianne favro shows us, other bay areas may be putting some hispanic at higher risk of getting cancer. >> reporter: the barriers are both cultural and socio-economic. but thanks to one program reaching out to the south bay hispanic community, those roadblocks are starting to be removed. damiana flores is a health educator to interest community outreach latinos contra cancer in san jose. she has made it her mission to spread the word about the importance of breast cancer screening, a quest that is very personal because of her own battle with breast cancer 12 years ago. she says her diagnosis stunned her so much, she didn't tell anyone for four days. a new report shows cancer is now the leading killer of hispanics
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't need a turnaround. we have a campaign tied to the incumbent president of the united states. >> reporter: friday he released his 2011 tax return. the campaign admitted romney did not claim nearly $2 million in deductions which he was entitled to which tax experts say could have lowered his rate to less than 10%. the romney campaign said it allowed him to fulfill a pledge that he'd never paid less than 13% in the last ten years. the romneys donated more than $4 million to charity but deducted only a portion of that ensuring the 14% tax rate. now the focus shifts to october 3rd, the first of three presidential debates. ahead of the first debate paul ryan and mitt romney are hitting the road through ohio, a state they hope to win but a state where they are trailing the president at the moment. >> ron mott on the trail for us tonight in orlando. ron, thanks. we want to bring in cnbc's chief washington correspondent john harwood. john, good evening. you heard mitt romney say he doesn't need a turnaround in the campaign. but aren't people suggesting that even in his party? >> reporter: absolut
and member of the mob. >>> in the united states it raises a lot of eyebrows, horse meat, now it will be served in a restaurant in new york. coming soon to this restaurant in queens. there's going to be horse meat on the menu. it's fairly common in parts of europe and some asian countries it's considered a delicacy. horse meat won't be on the opening day menu, but plans to own it soon. it's illegal for restaurants in california to serve horse meat. >>> let's turn it over to henry wofford in the comcast sportsnet newsroom. >> let's stop horsing around. we have some sports to talk about, coming up in sports, some a's in action, why oakland is feeling better about its playoff chances. melky cabrera will signpost season games. just like you and me on tv. the story next from the xfinity sports desk. >>> welcome back it appears the milkman won't get another chance to deliver in san francisco. today andrew baggelley broke the story. melky cabrera will not be on the postseason roster. the team will have an official announcement tomorrow. we'll keep you updated. buster posey making his
. the united states won 98 medals, coming in 6th. overall. >>> and still ahead, out of the blue, something unusual fell from the sky, shocking one neighborhood near seattle and puzzling investigators tonight. >>> plus, the aftermath of wild weather on the east coast. and tomorrow, there will be no class for students in the nation's third largest school district. more than 26,000 teachers are going on strike. ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. >>> welcome back, i'm diane dwyer. well, today marks the second anniversary of the massive pg&e explosion in san bruno. the officials held a memorial at a park nearby. but some neighbors who survived the fire did not attend. arturo santiago has more. >> reporter: the city wanted to have the memorial at city park because it has a sculpture specifically for that purpose. a number of neighbors wa
country and selling it to outdoor adventure types in the united states. >>> coming up, it was a frightening dilemma. dozens of prisoners chained to a burning bus and the deputies forced to make a blind rescue. >>> a new report shows by the year 2030, nearly half of all americans will be obese. coming up, i will take a closer look at the economic impact and the impact on your health. >>> an under cover drug bust. an elementary school principal behind bars. >>> we're continuing to follow a story out of santa clara involving an elementary school principal and drug charges. eric lewis was arrested after reportedly trying to sell drugs to an undercover police officer. nbc bay area's arturo santiago is at the school with the latest for us. >> reporter: someone tipped off police that the principal here at the elementary school was in to drugs. a sting operation was set up in which an under cover officer made contact with lewis through a gay dating website. they set up a meeting and it was at that meeting that principal lewis was arrested. principal eric lewis was arrested on
for an internet movie made in the united states that washington has publicly and repeatedly denounced. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. we absolutely reject its content and message. >> the protesters aren't listensening to that. authorities in cairo are erecting new walls around the embassy to prevent mobs from getting close. evidence in concrete of the growing divide between washington, cairo and beyond. there have been demonstrations against the offensive video in 11 countries so far. half of them in places where washington supported arab spring uprisings that toppled strong men who have formerly been u.s. allies. the arab spring has taken a dark turn. in yemen on thursday, protesters managed to break into the parking lot of the embassy destroying vehicles, smashing windows, even using a forklift to do more damage. no embassy staff was hurt. entering this volatile region now, the pope leaving rome today for a previously scheduled visit to lebanon. so far, there hasn't been any violence there. but today is friday, the muslim holy day of pr
with ford is not the united states where things are terrific and mark fields is on this morning saying a lot of good things. the problems are in latin america and the problems are in europe. i think the stock is just a hold, not a buy, not a sell. i need to go to gene in texas. jeanne! >> caller: yes, thanks for taking my call, jim. i'm calling about permian basin trust. >> the problem with all these is they are cutting back. a lot of them are cutting yield and distributions. i'm staying away from this group for now. let's go to sol in new york. >> caller: booyah from the big apple, jim. >> liking it. >> caller: with the recent drug approvals, what are your feelings on dndn? >> no, no, no. i don't like it. very cloudy future and crowded place. let's go to elvis in iowa. elvis! >> caller: booyah from des moines iowa. >> like it. >> i have a question about amarin, fda approval a couple months ago. >> as long as you recognize this is pure speck because this had a very big move. i will bless it only as a speck. >> i need to go to john in massachusetts. john. >> caller: big booyah, jim. trinity,
. that's his job. no one will do that. he's the nominee, president of the united states, he'll lay out the vision for the next four years. i do think it's worth reminding people which i tried to do in my speech and others did, what was the state of the country inherited? we're not out of the woods but not the global recession, deepest since the great recession, an auto industry about to collapse, the auto industry out and thriving. we had new numbers out in august showing again sales are up. on that clear choice mitt romney said i think he should go bankrupt. the president said not on my watch. clear difference. if we had followed mitt romney's strategy we would have lost those manufacturing jobs and ohio would have a lower unemployment rate. >> the president was recently asked to grade himself on the economy, his answer was incomplete, something he has said time to time over his four-year term. the voters gave him four years and the four years are about up. is it sufficient to say it's incomplete. >> i think his reflection, i think would be a true statement, until the middle class fee
in the united states has led to a wave of protests in the muslim world and many deaths, as well. the bounty offer came a day after at least 20 protesters clashed with politics in pakistan. >>> back here, the pacific northwest is on alert today over what's is being called the largest fire event for years. wildfires in washington state is burning out of control and the raging flames are only part of the problem now. the smoke is so thick, the air is being compared to a volucani eruption. doesz of people have been taken to the hospital for treatment. many schools are closed. people are being warned to relocate, stay inside or wear masks. there's no relief in sight. >>> federal official officials are warning consumers not to eat trader joe's valencia creamy salted peanut butter. trader joe's has pulled the product from its store shelves nationwide and posted an advisory. peanut butter's i.d. number is 97111. jars should be returned to any trader joe's for a full refund. >>> and the guinness book of world records has announced a new milestone. that music milestone by a south korean rapper that's
. that has more tweets than when the president of the united states came out in support of gay marriage which is one of the biggest hot topics of the past decade. it has more tweets than when beyonce, like the legendary beyonce, made her first tweet and even more tweets than when nasa tweeted out that we landed on the planet mars. >> wow. >> it's totally insane and going to be when we look back at the end of the year at one of the stories, that we're going to be like, wow, this was the story. >> a million tweets about it that night on "monday night football." >> it's insane. >> our last category is the it list, a couple of viral items. first up, this father. showing the pictures a little bit this morning. >> love this dad. this dad is so awesome. so, you know, we've been talking about more serious stuff and serious problems. the internet, it's all about the emotional connection you have with something, and these photos. how can you not like look at the photos and say this is so cute. like the pancakes this. dad is totally awesome. the cool thing about this is this is actually becoming a trend
and go. >> reporter: if the united states hasn't won the heart and mind of this 15-year-old, what about the rest of afghans? >> richard, the fact that a generation is now coming of age post-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban frag
ties with israel by now, could have cut off all intelligence cooperation with the united states. none of that has happened. it's important at a difficult time like this to bear in mind where things could have gone in a much more negative direction. it's been a terrible week for the united states, but i'm still hopeful about a lot of the arab spring. we've got to navigate some tough times right now, and syria remains a huge mess. but if you ask me how things are compared to how i would have guessed a year ago, probably better than i would have surmised. >> the u.s. still controls pursestrings in as much of the foreign aid to that part of the world. will that allow the u.s. to continue to exert some influence? >> absolutely. i think president morsi knows this in egypt. it's part of why he's sensitive to the fact that his initial reaction to this video. however understandable at a religious level is inappropriate at a political level, at a leadership level. i'd like to hope he would have figured this out on his own, but it's nice to have $1.5 billion worth of leverage on our side. >> chu
east, the horn of africa over the last couple of weeks, protests against the united states. what is behind what seems to be this new wave of anti-americanism, in your opinion? >> well, i think, you know, if i can say one thing about america and the way it's viewed in this part of the world. i've just come back from my 88th visit to the middle east since leaving office. if i were you in america, i would not worry about being loved. that's not your role in the world, right? your role is to be strong and you are strong. what you have to understand in these circumstances there's two groups struggling for what's going on in the world. you have anti-american protesters burning the flag, saying terrible things and killing american people and you also have in libya, for example, after the tragic death of your ambassador there, thousands of people coming out protesting against the killers and demanding action taken against them so, you know, in the end, you've got to see this as a long struggle in which we've got to be on the side of the decent people, and there are decent people out ther
will be a great president of the united states. you know, we'll live with the process stories. the people in ohio and in these swing states, they're not reading this stuff. they're worried about are we going to be able to get a job? and we're telling them that mitt romney has a plan to create 12 million new ones if you elect him. >> senior adviser to the campaign, ed, thanks for your time. >> thanks for having me. >>> a magazine in france is defending its decision to publish cartoons mocking the prophet muhammad in the wake of the riots over an anti-muslim film. french officials are preparing for a potentially violent backlash. michelle, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. yeah. this morning, there are protests outside the french embassy in tehran. paris very visibly increased the police presence. we know the publishers chose the timing of this for a reason. after the protests and murders last week over the anti-islamic film, after the legal backlash of the photos of the duchess of cambridge. they said this is about free speech and standing up to any threats against it. it s
to judge the worth and value of a man, the president of the united states, in this election. do we use the right criteria? >> no. you know, i think one of the reasons i got interested in doing this piece, kind of walking in obama's life, was it struck me just looking at it from afar that some of the problems that used to affect the evaluation of pro athletes pro sports has gotten over, sort of like how to separate out luck from skill and how not to blame, you know, assigning credit and blame where credit and blame is due on a baseball field, but we don't really do in political life, especially with the president. he's forever credited and blamed for things that he actually has often very little control over. >> you played a kind of game with the president where you said to him, mr. president, let's assume you're no longer president and i'm president, meaning you. >> yeah. >> what are the things i need to know about this job? and you took a few passes. >> i had to do it a few times. it took him a little while for him to get used to the idea that i was president. he didn't like that. >>
. >>> what would you do if you got the chance to meet the president of the united states in person. one pizza owner got a little excited when he met president obama. he gave him a bear hug and lifted him up. doesn't the secret service frown on things like that? >> i think he did clear it with secret service which is a good thing. >>> and matt, al, natalie and i take a turn choosing the music of the show. the sound track of our lives. put a lot of thought into it, lot of anxiety. today is my day. >> good news for carpenters. >>> let's begin with that news. public school teachers on strike in chicago. nbc kevin tibbles is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt, from a boisterous picket sign outside ray elementary school. for the first time in 25 years, chicago teachers have gone on strike after a weekend of negotiations that went right down to the wire. after days of nonstop negotiating, chicago teachers union made this late night announcement. >> we failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. >> reporter: a strike by the city's 29,000 public school teach
to live in the united states. the council for economic research ranked 300 cities coast-to-coast. i was not surprised to see honolulu on this list of number three. >> number three, that's right. they based these numbers on the cost of consumer services from grocery items to housing, health care, transportation. san francisco also on the list at number four. not surprising considering housing is scares there. >> look at that. >> san jose not far behind. but number one on the list, manhattan. i don't think that's a surprise to anyone. what's interesting how they break out the boroughs, brooklyn, queens in the top ten. >> it's been like this for a while and people keeping moving here in tiny apartments for $5 million. >> no escape anywhere in new york you go. >> least expensive place to live, harlyn again, texas, comes in as least expensive, memphis, tennessee, mcallen, texas, a lot of texas towns. >> that's all in the south which you're seeing a lot of businesses move, especially to atlanta, for example, which isn't on the list, but texas, my home state temple, texas, not far from whe
reason to suspect they're in the united states illegally. critics who call the measure "show me your papers law" say it will lead to racial profiling. >>> two bank robbers are on the run after they allegedly kidnapped a bank manager and strapped what they said was a bomb from her waist. a bomb squad detonated the device which turned out not to be an explosive. fortunately no one was injured. >>> nbc tom brokaw was taken by an ambulance after an appearance on "morning joe." he complained of feeling light headed. nbc said that he's being evaluated at the hospital. >> dramatic video from china this morning. a young girl riding her bike became pinned beneath a bus after it went out of control and hit her. rescuers had to carefully dig beneath her head to pull her to safety. amazingly, she escaped unharmed. >>> now, we want to go to wall street with kayla tausche, at the new york stock exchange. >> traders expect a measured, not blowout solution to be announced. meanwhile here at home it a big week for jobs today. the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits is expected to fal
. >> will this conviction stick? in my opinion, we will end up .supreme court of the united states on this case. >> reporter: peterson's defense team immediately said it plans to appeal his conviction for savio's murder. >> it was hearsay evidence allowed un, unprecedented amount. >> reporter: now the friends and family of stacy say they want drew peterson charged with her death as well. >> no matter what, still have it pay the price for stacy. i still believe that's around the corner. >> reporter: peterson faces a maximum of 60 years in jail. illinois does not have the death penalty. he'll be sentenced november 26th. true to form he was overheard saying as he was leaving the courtroom, i guess this will ruin my christmas. matt. >> kevin tibbles in illinois this morning, kevin, thank you very much. kathleen savio's sister was in court for the verdict. she's with us along with her attorney. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> i'll get to the verdict in a second. you heard it. talk to me about what it's been like to sit in the courtroom over the last few weeks. >> i wasn't allowed in there much b
of my first term as president of the united states of america. and i will make it a top priority in my first year as president. >> so david, when the president says he didn't promise immigration reform as a priority, is he rewriting history a bit there? >> i don't think he said he didn't promise it as a priority, it was a priority, savannah. i was in a room in 2009 at the white house where he called together all the members of congress that supported immigration reform in the past, republicans and democrats, and he said let's lock arms and get this done, and every republican walked away because it became the policy of the republican party to walk away from immigration reform, so hopefully with the votes in november, people will say okay, let's come back to the table and get this done. but the president passed out of the house and out of the senate a dream act that was blocked by the minority of republicans in the senate on procedural grounds. he did move on the status of the dream act, the kids that were here, because their parents came here and through no fault of their own they got c
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